Relevant Background Information:
This placement is intended to provide an opportunity for students to develop career-relevant transferable skills through work experience in sustainability management through the Green Campus initiative. The Green Campus engages a partnership approach to environmental education, management and action in third level institutions. It primarily aims to ensure that members of a campus community can engage in a meaningful way to enhance sustainability on campus. Through this work placement a student from any discipline can apply themselves to developing their skill set in this area under the supervision of work-place and UCC personnel.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties will include
-organisation and administration of Green Campus media – print and online
-Management of web based and social media relating to the Green Campus in association with the UCC Sustainability Officer.
-Working on the media campaigns for e.g. Themed “Green” days, and other high profile green events.
-attending committee meetings, liaising with members of the committee to generate media content on the overall Green Campus initiative and associated individual projects and initiatives in various departments.
-Developing a list and calendar of basic media requirements for the Green campus initiative to grow awareness throughout the year.
Hours required: 40 hours over 3 months (approx. 3 hours per week)
Other requirement: Reflective report on the work experience
Essential Skills Required:
Enthusiasm for the position
Good communication skills in multiple media
Good working knowledge of MS Office and other computer skills
Well organised with good attention to detail and the ability to carry out tasks independently
Desirable Skills Required:
Occasionally work unsocial hours
Experience in office work/administration/project management
Objectives of the role:
To assist the development and ongoing functioning of the Green Campus initiative in conjunction with Buildings and Estates, the Green Campus Committee, the Media and Marketing department and other staff/students
Closing Date for applications: